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Stories from Thursday, September 6, 2007

Bikini-clad granny has cutting fit (09/06/07)
A Camp woman was transported to the Izard County Detention Center after a failed attempt to mow the highway Aug. 22. After a go-a-round with Fulton County Deputy Rhonda Long, Sharon Carbery, 52, was charged with driving under the influence, implied consent, driving left of center, disorderly conduct, assault on an officer, careless and prohibited driving and criminal mischief...
Traffic stop leads to arrests (09/06/07)
A random traffic stop for a defective tail light led to the arrest of an Ash Flat woman and Lawrence County man Aug. 25. Jennifer L. Pittman, 21, and Terry G. Newsome, 45, are facing multiple felony charges for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after illegal substances were found hidden in their vehicle as well as in their bodies, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Reward offered for information (09/06/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- A $1,500 reward is being offered for information leading up to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for setting illegal arson fires on Mark Twain National Forest land in Oregon, Shannon and Ripley counties last month. The reward offered is of up to $1,500...
Recalled again (09/06/07)
There are two key reasons for Mattel's massive, early August recall of over 20 million toys worldwide: lead paint and loose magnets. If either is ingested, a variety of immediate and long-term health problems can develop. The surface paint of some of the recalled items, such as some "Sesame Street" collectibles and "Dora the Explorer" figures contain high levels of lead, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission...
Arkansas author pens 10th book (09/06/07)
"Besides Jesus, I've had three real loves in my life. I married the first one, the winter we turned ten, in a Christmas wedding at the top of Snowy Mountain. In exchange for my heart, the sweet, green-eyed boy gave me a pop-top ring. But the sun came out, the snowman preacher melted, and I lost the ring in the slush."...
Elvis sighting at Salem restaurant (09/06/07)
One of the world's most recognized royal figures paid a visit to the South Fork Cafe in Salem. The one, the only, The King, graced the restaurant with his presence. Well, sort of ... Butch Dicus, one of the nation's top Elvis impersonators, sang and swiveled for restaurant patrons during two separate, 45-minute dinner shows Sept. 4...
Heritage Day activities slated (09/06/07)
KOSHKONONG -- Heritage Day 2007 will kick-off Sept. 8 at the Koshkonong City Park with the traditional veteran's salute at 10 a.m. Koshkonong Mayor Bud Adams will welcome festival goers immediately following the salute. A pet parade is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Festival organizer Charles Roark said area residents are invited to dress up their favorite pet in their finest, and bring them out to walk, or in some cases run in the pet parade...
Wreck (09/06/07)
Photo submitted Emergency personnel from Fulton and Oregon county ambulance services work to stabilize a Jonesboro man involved in a wreck along Highway 63 Sept. 1. According to the report filed by Arkansas State Trooper Kenneth Foley, at approximately 8:10 a.m. ...
Arkansas author pens 10th book (09/06/07)
"Besides Jesus, I've had three real loves in my life. I married the first one, the winter we turned ten, in a Christmas wedding at the top of Snowy Mountain. In exchange for my heart, the sweet, green-eyed boy gave me a pop-top ring. But the sun came out, the snowman preacher melted, and I lost the ring in the slush."...
Recalled again (09/06/07)
There are two key reasons for Mattel's massive, early August recall of over 20 million toys worldwide: lead paint and loose magnets. If either is ingested, a variety of immediate and long-term health problems can develop. The surface paint of some of the recalled items, such as some "Sesame Street" collectibles and "Dora the Explorer" figures contain high levels of lead, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission...
Traffic stop leads to arrests (09/06/07)
A random traffic stop for a defective tail light led to the arrest of an Ash Flat woman and Lawrence County man Aug. 25. Jennifer L. Pittman, 21, and Terry G. Newsome, 45, are facing multiple felony charges for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after illegal substances were found hidden in their vehicle as well as in their bodies, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence...
Bikini-clad granny has cutting fit (09/06/07)
A Camp woman was transported to the Izard County Detention Center after a failed attempt to mow the highway Aug. 22. After a go-a-round with Fulton County Deputy Rhonda Long, Sharon Carbery, 52, was charged with driving under the influence, implied consent, driving left of center, disorderly conduct, assault on an officer, careless and prohibited driving and criminal mischief...
Reward offered for information (09/06/07)
OREGON COUNTY -- A $1,500 reward is being offered for information leading up to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for setting illegal arson fires on Mark Twain National Forest land in Oregon, Shannon and Ripley counties last month. The reward offered is of up to $1,500...
Elvis sighting at Salem restaurant (09/06/07)
One of the world's most recognized royal figures paid a visit to the South Fork Cafe in Salem. The one, the only, The King, graced the restaurant with his presence. Well, sort of ... Butch Dicus, one of the nation's top Elvis impersonators, sang and swiveled for restaurant patrons during two separate, 45-minute dinner shows Sept. 4...
Heritage Day activities slated (09/06/07)
KOSHKONONG -- Heritage Day 2007 will kick-off Sept. 8 at the Koshkonong City Park with the traditional veteran's salute at 10 a.m. Koshkonong Mayor Bud Adams will welcome festival goers immediately following the salute. A pet parade is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Festival organizer Charles Roark said area residents are invited to dress up their favorite pet in their finest, and bring them out to walk, or in some cases run in the pet parade...
Wreck (09/06/07)
Photo submitted Emergency personnel from Fulton and Oregon county ambulance services work to stabilize a Jonesboro man involved in a wreck along Highway 63 Sept. 1. According to the report filed by Arkansas State Trooper Kenneth Foley, at approximately 8:10 a.m. ...
80th birthday celebration slated (09/06/07)
The children of Laura Freeman invite you to share in the celebration of Laura's 80th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1-4 p.m. for a 'drop-in' reception in the Orange Room of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem. If unable to attend, those who would like can send cards to Anna Sutherland, P.O.?Box 748, Salem, AR 72576...
Carlsen -- Davis (09/06/07)
Stephanie Lynn Carlsen and Justin Phillip Davis, both of Beloit, Wis., are engaged and planning a July 12, 2008, wedding in Janesville, Wis. Stephanie is the daughter of Catherine and David Wisowaty, Walworth, Wis., and Edwin and Sharon Carlsen of Mammoth Spring. She graduated from Big Foot High School, Walworth, Wis., in 1999 and received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from UW-Whitewater, Wis., in 2006. She is studying for a degree in English education...
Reunions (09/06/07)
Roark-Madden Family and friends are invited to the Roark-Madden reunion on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buck Park on BB?Highway in West Plains, for music, fun, food and fellowship. Those attending should bring a covered dish and table service for a potluck meal at noon...
Clydesdales to appear in West Plains (09/06/07)
The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to make several appearances in the area from Sept. 18-23 to commemorate Great Rivers Distributing's grand opening ceremonies and play host to several local parades...
Gun raffle to benefit Veterans memorial (09/06/07)
American Veteran Committee members donated two shotguns for the December raffle. Renee Clay-Circle, Leonard Holden, Jr. and Nathan Circle donated shotguns that will be given away in December by the American Veteran Memorial located in Ash Flat. Leonard Holden donated a 1983 Ducks Unlimited Special Edition Shotgun. ...
Rogers, Montgomery graduate from basic (09/06/07)
Army Pvt. Tristan M. Rogers has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Christine McFarland of Viola, Ark., and a 2007 graduate of Viola High School. Army Pvt. Marcus C. Montgomery has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C...
Beebe Believers and Shekanah to perform benefit concert (09/06/07)
A?benefit concert by the Beebe Believers and Shekanah from Cabot, Ark., at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night, Sept. 8 at Village Mission Church of God at 124 Arnhart Street, behind the Ash Flat Courthouse. All proceeds will go to Jerry and Mary Jones of Ash Flat who lost everything in a fire last month...
Austin John Miller (09/06/07)
Jennifer Miller is the parent of a baby boy born Aug. 18, 2007. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Austin John Miller. Grandparents are Steve and Gina ?Miller of Evening Shade and Rita Hancock of Horseshoe Bend.
Austin John Miller (09/06/07)
Jennifer Miller is the parent of a baby boy born Aug. 18, 2007. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Austin John Miller. Grandparents are Steve and Gina ?Miller of Evening Shade and Rita Hancock of Horseshoe Bend.
Carlsen -- Davis (09/06/07)
Stephanie Lynn Carlsen and Justin Phillip Davis, both of Beloit, Wis., are engaged and planning a July 12, 2008, wedding in Janesville, Wis. Stephanie is the daughter of Catherine and David Wisowaty, Walworth, Wis., and Edwin and Sharon Carlsen of Mammoth Spring. She graduated from Big Foot High School, Walworth, Wis., in 1999 and received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from UW-Whitewater, Wis., in 2006. She is studying for a degree in English education...
Reunions (09/06/07)
Roark-Madden Family and friends are invited to the Roark-Madden reunion on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buck Park on BB?Highway in West Plains, for music, fun, food and fellowship. Those attending should bring a covered dish and table service for a potluck meal at noon...
80th birthday celebration slated (09/06/07)
The children of Laura Freeman invite you to share in the celebration of Laura's 80th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1-4 p.m. for a 'drop-in' reception in the Orange Room of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem. If unable to attend, those who would like can send cards to Anna Sutherland, P.O.?Box 748, Salem, AR 72576...
Beebe Believers and Shekanah to perform benefit concert (09/06/07)
A?benefit concert by the Beebe Believers and Shekanah from Cabot, Ark., at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night, Sept. 8 at Village Mission Church of God at 124 Arnhart Street, behind the Ash Flat Courthouse. All proceeds will go to Jerry and Mary Jones of Ash Flat who lost everything in a fire last month...
Clydesdales to appear in West Plains (09/06/07)
The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to make several appearances in the area from Sept. 18-23 to commemorate Great Rivers Distributing's grand opening ceremonies and play host to several local parades...
Rogers, Montgomery graduate from basic (09/06/07)
Army Pvt. Tristan M. Rogers has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Christine McFarland of Viola, Ark., and a 2007 graduate of Viola High School. Army Pvt. Marcus C. Montgomery has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C...
Gun raffle to benefit Veterans memorial (09/06/07)
American Veteran Committee members donated two shotguns for the December raffle. Renee Clay-Circle, Leonard Holden, Jr. and Nathan Circle donated shotguns that will be given away in December by the American Veteran Memorial located in Ash Flat. Leonard Holden donated a 1983 Ducks Unlimited Special Edition Shotgun. ...
Power outage (09/06/07)
It was the homestanding Salem Greyhounds that had the new-look, no-huddle Spread offense. But it was the visiting Thayer Bobcats that found nirvana, clicking with a deadly, quick-strike offense to knock off Salem 54-13 in season-opening gridiron action Aug. 31 at Greyhound Stadium...
Big plays too much for junior Hounds (09/06/07)
Highland fullback and former Salem Greyhound Scott Gatewood made a triumphant return to his old stomping grounds by rushing for three touchdowns and a 2-point conversion to propel the junior Rebels to a 36-8 victory in the season opener on Aug. 30 in Salem...
Homecoming early (09/06/07)
The Thayer Alumni Association would like to make everyone aware that Homecoming is early this year, and they would like everyone to begin planning now to attend the football game on Oct. 5 at Louis Bozman Stadium. The annual alumni dinner is scheduled for the evening of Oct. 6...
Power outage (09/06/07)
It was the homestanding Salem Greyhounds that had the new-look, no-huddle Spread offense. But it was the visiting Thayer Bobcats that found nirvana, clicking with a deadly, quick-strike offense to knock off Salem 54-13 in season-opening gridiron action Aug. 31 at Greyhound Stadium...
Big plays too much for junior Hounds (09/06/07)
Highland fullback and former Salem Greyhound Scott Gatewood made a triumphant return to his old stomping grounds by rushing for three touchdowns and a 2-point conversion to propel the junior Rebels to a 36-8 victory in the season opener on Aug. 30 in Salem...
Homecoming early (09/06/07)
The Thayer Alumni Association would like to make everyone aware that Homecoming is early this year, and they would like everyone to begin planning now to attend the football game on Oct. 5 at Louis Bozman Stadium. The annual alumni dinner is scheduled for the evening of Oct. 6...
Duane Roy Robison Jr. (09/06/07)
Duane Roy Robison Jr., was born May 25, 1951, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Duane Roy Robison Sr. and Etta May DeWitt Robison and died Aug. 27, 2007, at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 56. He was united in marriage July 30, 1976, at Koshkonong, Mo., to LuAnn Willbanks...
Debra L. "Debbie"?Trivitt (09/06/07)
Debra L. "Debbie" Trivitt, 53, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2007, in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 29, 1954, in Batesville, Ark., the daughter of George Larkin Smith and Juanita Matheny Smith. She graduated from Cave City High School in 1972. She was a member of the Foothills Baptist Church in Hardy, Ark...
R.C. Bracy (09/06/07)
R.C. Bracy, 74, of Sparks, Nev., died Aug. 25, 2007, at his home. R.C. was born on June 6, 1933, in Cleburne County, Ark., the son of Hugh and Flora. He retired after 21 years in the United States Navy. He loved hunting and fishing. He is survived by: two daughters, Laura Pfenning and Nancy Bracy; and three sons, Russell Bracy, Clayton Bracy and Gerald Bracy; and many grandchildren all of Reno, Nev...
Mildred G. Kemp (09/06/07)
Mildred G. Kemp, 81, of Willmar, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, 2007, at Rice Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mildred was born on Sept. 26, 1925, in Warroad, Minn., the daughter of Alfred and Nellie (Berkman) Green. She grew up in the Warroad community, graduated from Warroad High School in 1943 and the University of Calif., Berkley with a degree in education. She taught home economics at the high school in Sutter, Calif...
Nancy Wilkins (09/06/07)
Nancy Sue (Dungan) Wilkins, of Glencoe, Ark., daughter of Wanda Louella (Hunt) Dungan and the late Ellis Millard Dungan, was born on March 26, 1957, in Kansas City, Mo. She died Aug. 24, 2007, at her home following a long illness, at the age of 50. She is survived by: her husband, Terry Wilkins of Glencoe; a son, Daniel Cook of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Stacy Cook of Atlanta, Ga.; her mother, Wanda Dungan of Salem; five brothers, John ?Mefford of Ash Flat, James Mefford of Ash Flat, Robert Mefford of Franklinton, La., William Dungan of Pensacola, Fla., and Mark Dungan of Viola; two sisters, Cathy (Dungan)?Loftin of Montgom-ery, Ala., and Martha (Dungan) Rose of Fairhope, Ala.; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Joe Carreiro (09/06/07)
Joe Carreiro, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 25, 1928, at New Bedford, Mass., the son of Jose Carreiro Sr. and Liduina Amarol (Couto) Carreiro. He was a United States Marine veteran and a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded a Bronze Star medal...
Ann Bowers (09/06/07)
Ann Bowers was born Sept. 16, 1922, in Wirth, Ark., the daughter of Edward J. Rogers and Violet L. Lloyd Rogers. She died Aug. 27, 2007, at National Health Care in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85 years. Burial services for Ann Bowers, formerly of the Thayer-Mammoth Spring area were held on Aug. 28 in the Arytown Cemetery near Thayer, Mo...
Robert E. Lauer (09/06/07)
Robert E. Lauer, 73, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2007, at his residence. Robert was born on Oct. 20, 1933, the son of of the late Erwin P. and Lucille (Leahy) Lauer. Moving from Albuquerque, N.M., he and his wife made Sharp County their home since 1994...
Marie Mullins (09/06/07)
Marie Mullins, 76, of Bogulusa, La., died Aug. 25, 2007, in Louisiana. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: five sons, Bruce and Michael Mullins of Hardy, Kalvin of Jonesboro, Doug of Highland and Randy of Wirth; four daughters, Dovie Riggs of Bogulusa, Shirline Westberry and Donna Cartwright of Live Oak, Fla., Colette VanDolah of Thayer; a brother, William Hickman of Amagon, Ark.; and 26 grandchildren...
Mary Williams (09/06/07)
Mary Williams, 84, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, at Woodbine Nursing Home in Gladstone, Mo. Mary was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Ash Flat, where she lived until marrying Charlie (Jack) in 1941 and they moved to Kansas City, but returned every summer for the family reunion...
Frances May Barry (09/06/07)
Frances May Barry, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Ernest and Lily (David) Winter, was born on Feb. 11, 1925, in Lee Township, Mich. She died Aug. 29, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Alpheus Frank Barry on Aug. 19, 1945, at Jackson, Mich., and to this union three children were born...
Debra L. "Debbie"?Trivitt (09/06/07)
Debra L. "Debbie" Trivitt, 53, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 30, 2007, in Ash Flat. She was born Jan. 29, 1954, in Batesville, Ark., the daughter of George Larkin Smith and Juanita Matheny Smith. She graduated from Cave City High School in 1972. She was a member of the Foothills Baptist Church in Hardy, Ark...
Marie Mullins (09/06/07)
Marie Mullins, 76, of Bogulusa, La., died Aug. 25, 2007, in Louisiana. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: five sons, Bruce and Michael Mullins of Hardy, Kalvin of Jonesboro, Doug of Highland and Randy of Wirth; four daughters, Dovie Riggs of Bogulusa, Shirline Westberry and Donna Cartwright of Live Oak, Fla., Colette VanDolah of Thayer; a brother, William Hickman of Amagon, Ark.; and 26 grandchildren...
Mary Williams (09/06/07)
Mary Williams, 84, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, at Woodbine Nursing Home in Gladstone, Mo. Mary was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Ash Flat, where she lived until marrying Charlie (Jack) in 1941 and they moved to Kansas City, but returned every summer for the family reunion...
Frances May Barry (09/06/07)
Frances May Barry, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Ernest and Lily (David) Winter, was born on Feb. 11, 1925, in Lee Township, Mich. She died Aug. 29, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Alpheus Frank Barry on Aug. 19, 1945, at Jackson, Mich., and to this union three children were born...
Duane Roy Robison Jr. (09/06/07)
Duane Roy Robison Jr., was born May 25, 1951, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Duane Roy Robison Sr. and Etta May DeWitt Robison and died Aug. 27, 2007, at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 56. He was united in marriage July 30, 1976, at Koshkonong, Mo., to LuAnn Willbanks...
Nancy Wilkins (09/06/07)
Nancy Sue (Dungan) Wilkins, of Glencoe, Ark., daughter of Wanda Louella (Hunt) Dungan and the late Ellis Millard Dungan, was born on March 26, 1957, in Kansas City, Mo. She died Aug. 24, 2007, at her home following a long illness, at the age of 50. She is survived by: her husband, Terry Wilkins of Glencoe; a son, Daniel Cook of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Stacy Cook of Atlanta, Ga.; her mother, Wanda Dungan of Salem; five brothers, John ?Mefford of Ash Flat, James Mefford of Ash Flat, Robert Mefford of Franklinton, La., William Dungan of Pensacola, Fla., and Mark Dungan of Viola; two sisters, Cathy (Dungan)?Loftin of Montgom-ery, Ala., and Martha (Dungan) Rose of Fairhope, Ala.; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Joe Carreiro (09/06/07)
Joe Carreiro, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 25, 1928, at New Bedford, Mass., the son of Jose Carreiro Sr. and Liduina Amarol (Couto) Carreiro. He was a United States Marine veteran and a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded a Bronze Star medal...
Ann Bowers (09/06/07)
Ann Bowers was born Sept. 16, 1922, in Wirth, Ark., the daughter of Edward J. Rogers and Violet L. Lloyd Rogers. She died Aug. 27, 2007, at National Health Care in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85 years. Burial services for Ann Bowers, formerly of the Thayer-Mammoth Spring area were held on Aug. 28 in the Arytown Cemetery near Thayer, Mo...
Mildred G. Kemp (09/06/07)
Mildred G. Kemp, 81, of Willmar, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, 2007, at Rice Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mildred was born on Sept. 26, 1925, in Warroad, Minn., the daughter of Alfred and Nellie (Berkman) Green. She grew up in the Warroad community, graduated from Warroad High School in 1943 and the University of Calif., Berkley with a degree in education. She taught home economics at the high school in Sutter, Calif...
R.C. Bracy (09/06/07)
R.C. Bracy, 74, of Sparks, Nev., died Aug. 25, 2007, at his home. R.C. was born on June 6, 1933, in Cleburne County, Ark., the son of Hugh and Flora. He retired after 21 years in the United States Navy. He loved hunting and fishing. He is survived by: two daughters, Laura Pfenning and Nancy Bracy; and three sons, Russell Bracy, Clayton Bracy and Gerald Bracy; and many grandchildren all of Reno, Nev...
Robert E. Lauer (09/06/07)
Robert E. Lauer, 73, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2007, at his residence. Robert was born on Oct. 20, 1933, the son of of the late Erwin P. and Lucille (Leahy) Lauer. Moving from Albuquerque, N.M., he and his wife made Sharp County their home since 1994...
R.C. Bracy (09/06/07)
R.C. Bracy, 74, of Sparks, Nev., died Aug. 25, 2007, at his home. R.C. was born on June 6, 1933, in Cleburne County, Ark., the son of Hugh and Flora. He retired after 21 years in the United States Navy. He loved hunting and fishing.He is survived by: two daughters, Laura Pfenning and Nancy Bracy; and three sons, Russell Bracy, Clayton Bracy and Gerald Bracy; and many grandchildren all of Reno, Nev.He was preceded in death by: his parents; his wife, Jenice Bracy; one daughter, Carolyn Bracy; and one brother, Maurice Bracy.A graveside service was held Sept. ...
Robert E. Lauer (09/06/07)
Robert E. Lauer, 73, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2007, at his residence. Robert was born on Oct. 20, 1933, the son of Erwin P. and Lucille (Leahy) Lauer. Moving from Albuquerque, N.M., he and his wife made Sharp County their home since 1994. Bob loved to help other people; he helped by doing Meals on Wheels. ...
Marie Mullins (09/06/07)
Marie Mullins, 76, of Bogulusa, La., died Aug. 25, 2007, in Louisiana. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: five sons, Bruce and Michael Mullins of Hardy, Kalvin of Jonesboro, Doug of Highland and Randy of Wirth; four daughters, Dovie Riggs of Bogulusa, Shirline Westberry and Donna Cartwright of Live Oak, Fla., Colette VanDolah of Thayer; a brother, William Hickman of Amagon, Ark.; and 26 grandchildren.She was preceded in death by: her parents, Homer Augustus and Donnie Belle Moody Hickman; her husband, Buddy Mullins; two sons, Roger Dale Mullins and Earl Dean Mullins; two brothers, O.T. ...
Mildred G. Kemp (09/06/07)
Mildred G. Kemp, 81, of Willmar, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, 2007, at Rice Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mildred was born on Sept. 26, 1925, in Warroad, Minn., the daughter of Alfred and Nellie (Berkman) Green. She grew up in the Warroad community, graduated from Warroad High School in 1943 and the University of Calif., Berkley with a degree in education. ...
Joe Carreiro (09/06/07)
Joe Carreiro, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 25, 1928, at New Bedford, Mass., the son of Jose Carreiro Sr. and Liduina Amarol (Couto) Carreiro. He was a United States Marine veteran and a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. ...
Ann Bowers (09/06/07)
Ann Bowers was born Sept. 16, 1922, in Wirth, Ark., the daughter of Edward J. Rogers and Violet L. Lloyd Rogers. She died Aug. 27, 2007, at National Health Care in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85 years. Burial services for Ann Bowers, formerly of the Thayer/Mammoth Spring area were Aug. 28 in the Arytown Cemetery near Thayer, Mo. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Joyces celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (09/06/07)
Robert and Lois Joyce of Cherokee Village celebrated 60 years of marriage on Sept. 5, 2007. Robert (Bob) Joyce of Sheboygan, Wis., and Lois Tucker of Hebron, Ind., were introduced by Bob's sister, Lois's nursing school classmate. They were married on Sept. 5, 1947, and lived and raised their family of one son and two daughters near Hebron...
Joyces celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (09/06/07)
Robert and Lois Joyce of Cherokee Village celebrated 60 years of marriage on Sept. 5, 2007. Robert (Bob) Joyce of Sheboygan, Wis., and Lois Tucker of Hebron, Ind., were introduced by Bob's sister, Lois's nursing school classmate. They were married on Sept. 5, 1947, and lived and raised their family of one son and two daughters near Hebron...
My View (09/06/07)
I heard a rumor this week that I hoped was going to be just that -- a rumor with no basis. That wasn't the case. I asked Jan to check the rumor out to see if a church in Oregon County really did boycott a small family-owned cafe because they posted the pictures of sex offenders living in Oregon County. After talking with several people, Jan called me and said it really did happen. I was floored, not angry, but very disappointed that a church congregation would do such a thing...
A good read (09/06/07)
If you like to read Nora Roberts' books, or Debbie Macomber, you are going to enjoy Christine Lynxwiler's books. I just finished Promise Me Always and will soon begin Forever Christmas. Promise Me Always is a story about a young mother struggling to win a landscaping competition. There is, of course, a 'dream' man who is a little bit bad and a lot good...
A good read (09/06/07)
If you like to read Nora Roberts' books, or Debbie Macomber, you are going to enjoy Christine Lynxwiler's books. I just finished Promise Me Always and will soon begin Forever Christmas. Promise Me Always is a story about a young mother struggling to win a landscaping competition. There is, of course, a 'dream' man who is a little bit bad and a lot good...
My View (09/06/07)
I heard a rumor this week that I hoped was going to be just that -- a rumor with no basis. That wasn't the case. I asked Jan to check the rumor out to see if a church in Oregon County really did boycott a small family-owned cafe because they posted the pictures of sex offenders living in Oregon County. After talking with several people, Jan called me and said it really did happen. I was floored, not angry, but very disappointed that a church congregation would do such a thing...